El Paso, TX – 6-Year-Old Struck & Killed on Thorn Ave
El Paso, TX (October 9, 2019) – On October 9, at approximately 7:54 a.m., emergency crews responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Thorn Ave.
According to reports, a 14-year-old girl and a 6-year-old girl were attempting to cross Thorn Ave near Ridge Dr, in front of Oran Roberts Elementary School, when the duo was struck by a motor vehicle.
The 14-year-old sustained minor injuries and was provided medical attention.
The 6-year-old sustained fatal injuries in the collision. Police confirmed that the child succumbed to her injuries.
At this time, the collision remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and her family at this time.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the young child who lost her life in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Texas
Every year, more than 600 people lose their lives in pedestrian accidents across our state. Unfortunately, accidents involving children are more likely to result in fatal injuries. The size and weight of small children in comparison to motor vehicles, especially those traveling at high rates of speed, leave little chance for these innocent victims. When children are killed in collisions due to the negligent acts of others, it is crucial that their families contact a wrongful death attorney in Texas to protect their legal rights.
Texas pedestrian accident attorneys at The Benton Law Firm have nearly two decades of experience helping those harmed get the justice they deserve from those at fault. Over the years, our law firm has helped numerous victims collect millions of dollars for their legal claims. Contact our personal injury attorneys in Texas today at (214) 219-4878 to see what level opens are available for you.
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